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S.T.P

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lately when i start my pc a windows installer opos up and doesnt go way until a cancel, and my icons dont appear on the desktop for about 2-3 minutes, anyone know how to fix these 2 problems

thanks in advance
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OwNt

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Hello, S.T.P.

They are probably related. What is the windows installer messing around with? (Which program?)
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ummm it doesnt say it just says windows installer
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Usually, when you let the installer do it's thing once, it will be done with annoying you and it won't show up anymore.
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That is not necessarily true. It is most likely either some malware trying to install additional software on your machine, or you had a failed install in the past that is still trying to finish. Go to START-->RUN and type in 'msconfig' and click on the STARTUP tab. Post in here a screenshot of the checked items in this list and lets see what might be causing it.

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Hello, S.T.P.

I agree with Fenor, it is most likely something that didn't install right, or something that cut off. Do you remember when this started happening, or what you installed/changed at the same time frame?

Also, have you tried waiting it out?
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I'm sorry and I know this wont be much help but does s.t.p. mean smash the puter?
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lol. Have you recently tried installing a part of microsoft office? I often have installers popping up at me after installing a new copy of MS office.
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